The Pandemic Portal View

In so many other ways, our society has refused to relinquish old and odious thinking and is instead “dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred” through the portal of the pandemic.

May 3, 2023

Poverty amid plenty: A world fragmented by inequality

The right analysis alone, however, won’t end poverty. That will only happen through a movement or movements transforming the hurt and pain of millions into, as King once put it, a “new and unsettling force” carrying this nation to higher and more stable ground.

February 8, 2023

Martin Luther King

“The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World”

Dr. King warned that “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death,” a statement that should ring some bells in April 2021.

April 6, 2021

Rev. Martin Luther King

The Earth Does Not Belong to Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk

After all, the best hope of successfully navigating the crises of 2021 and beyond must involve King’s dream of building a multi-racial fusion movement to reconstruct society from the bottom up.

January 18, 2021